#AM_Equality Tipsheet: October 23, 2019

by HRC Staff

HRC President Alphonso David interviewed on “Pod Save the People”; Jacob Tobia to voice non-binary character on Netflix show.

HRC PRESIDENT ALPHONSO DAVID INTERVIEWED BY DERAY MCKESSON ON “POD SAVE THE PEOPLE”: On the podcast, David (@AlphonsoDavid) discusses his new role at HRC, racial justice and HRC’s HBCU Summit, voter suppression and more. Listen to the full interview here

ICYMI -- THANKS TO ALL WHO JOINED HRC’S CHEFS FOR EQUALITY LAST EVENING: More from HRC.

JURY CONVICTS EDWARD DOMINIC THOMAS OF ASSAULTING BLACK TRANS WOMAN MUHLAYSIA BOOKER ONE MONTH BEFORE SHE WAS KILLED: Thomas was sentenced to 300 days in jail. More from CBS DFW

HUD SECRETARY BEN CARSON RAILS AGAINST “POLITICAL CORRECTNESS” AT CONGRESSIONAL HEARING INSTEAD OF APOLOGIZING FOR EARLIER TRANSPHOBIC COMMENTS: More from Tracy Jan (@TracyJan) at The Washington Post

WHAT WE’RE READING WEDNESDAY -- HRC PRESIDENT ALPHONSO DAVID JOINS BLACK LGBTQ LEADERS IN SPEAKING OUT AGAINST TRUMP TWEET COMPARING IMPEACHMENT TO LYNCHING: “To compare an inquiry into your alleged corrupt behavior to the murders of innocent Americans is simply revolting,” said David. More from the Washington Blade

TODAY -- MIKE PENCE TO VISIT WISCONSIN BUSINESS OWNED BY PROMINENT ANTI-LGBTQ DONOR RICHARD UIHLEIN: Learn more about Pence’s anti-LGBTQ record from HRC.

HORRIBLE -- SEVIER COUNTY, TENN., OFFICIAL MAKES ANTI-LGBTQ COMMENTS AT A COMMISSION MEETING: “Sevier County Commissioner Warren Hurst is using his position of power to publicly spew bigotry against LGBTQ people – people who are very likely his own constituents,” said HRC Deputy Communications Director Nick Morrow (@NRMorrow). More from Out MagazineMetro Weekly and NBC Out

YESTERDAY MARKED THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PASSAGE OF THE MATTHEW SHEPARD AND JAMES BYRD JR. HATE CRIMES PREVENTION ACT: More from HRC.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL IMMIGRANT JUSTICE CENTER AND TRANS LATIN@ COALITION HELD A BRIEFING ON CHALLENGES FACED BY TRANS IMMIGRANTS IN DETENTION CENTERS: More here

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JACOB TOBIA (@JacobTobia) TO VOICE NON-BINARY CHARACTER DOUBLE TROUBLE ON NETFLIX’S “SHE-RA AND THE PRINCESSES OF POWER”: More here.

READING RAINBOW - Bookmark now to read on your lunch break!

ABC 7 reports on how the Andersonville, Ill., community has shown up to support their transgender neighbors 

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